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Two competitive friends, fueled by literary aspirations and youthful exuberance, endure the pangs of love, depression and burgeoning careers.

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Joachim Trier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anders Danielsen Lie ... Phillip
Espen Klouman Høiner ... Erik
Viktoria Winge ... Kari
Odd-Magnus Williamson ... Morten
Pål Stokka Pål Stokka ... Geir
Christian Rubeck ... Lars
Henrik Elvestad Henrik Elvestad ... Henning / Kommune
Henrik Mestad Henrik Mestad ... Jan Eivind
Rebekka Karijord Rebekka Karijord ... Johanne
Sigmund Sæverud Sigmund Sæverud ... Sten Egil Dahl
Tone Danielsen Tone Danielsen ... Inger
Elisabeth Sand Elisabeth Sand ... Hanne
Thorbjørn Harr ... Mathis Wergeland
Silje Hagen Silje Hagen ... Lillian
Anne Lindmo Anne Lindmo ... Programleder (as Anne Sandvik Lindmo)
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Two competitive friends, fueled by literary aspirations and youthful exuberance, endure the pangs of love, depression and burgeoning careers.

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Drama

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

8 September 2006 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Auf Anfang See more »

Filming Locations:

Bygdøy, Norway See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

NOK 22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$49,060, 18 May 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$548,811, 20 July 2008
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Tone Danielsen plays Philip's mother in the film. In actuality, she is the mother of Anders Danielsen Lie, who plays Philip. See more »

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Amazing first feature from a director to watch
1 April 2007 | by Margie24See all my reviews

This film is intellectual without being arrogant, hip and stylish without being pretentious, and brimming with youth and energy without being juvenile.

On a simplistic level, the film can be described as a coming of age story about two Oslo twenty-somethings who are writers. The scenes when they are hanging out with their friends contain witty, realistic dialogue and interactions. But this is a very rich, complex film. A unique, fresh narrative structure, depth of emotion, brilliant character development, beautiful photography, and terrific acting- this is really a film that has nothing simplistic about it. At times incisively funny, at other times angst ridden and sad, the film takes the viewer through the gamut of emotions experienced by the characters.

I didn't always know where the story or characters were going (I don't think the characters themselves did), but the director/writer was always in charge and confidently in control of every frame, yet not manipulative; I was a very satisfied viewer when the credits rolled and loud applause broke out in the audience at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Keep your eye on Joachim Trier- he's going places.


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